Podcast: Wowing the World with Holly Ringland

Podcast: Wowing the World with Holly Ringland

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Holly Ringland joins us on the podcast this morning to discuss her enchanting debut novel, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart. The book which has had rave reviews, tells the story of Alice, the young daughter of an abusive father, who finds her strength with a little help from the language of native flowers, her grandmother and a beautiful pooch named Harry.

Podcast guest: Holly Ringland

Holly Ringland grew up wild and barefoot in her mother’s tropical garden in Northern Australia. When she was nine years old, her family lived in a camper van for two years in North America,travelling from one national park to another, an experience that sparked Holly’s lifelong interest in cultures and stories. In her twenties, Holly worked for four years in a remote Indigenous community in the central Australian desert. She moved to England in 2009 and obtained her MA in Creative Writing from the University of Manchester in 2011. 

Duration: 22 mins

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                    Holly Ringland
                    About the author

                    Holly Ringland

                    Holly Ringland is the author of the international bestseller, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart which has been translated into 31 languages and is being adapted into a seven-part-TV series starring Sigourney Weaver, and produced by Amazon Prime and Bruna Papandrea's Made Up Stories. It will screen in 240+ countries in 2023. In 2019, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart won The Australian Book Industry Award General Fiction Book of the Year. In 2021, Holly co-hosted an 8-episode ABC TV series, Back to Nature, alongside Aaron Pedersen. After living between Australia and the UK for ten years, Holly has been based in the hinterland of Queensland since 2020, where she wrote The Seven Skins of Esther Wilding in her 'office', a vintage caravan named Frenchie.

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